A BIT ABOUT US

American Spaces exemplify the U.S. commitment to a core tenet of democracy: the citizen’s right to free access to information. Hosting millions of visitors each year, American Spaces support the foundation of public diplomacy by creating a place for in-person engagement with foreign audiences.

 

With over 700 Spaces in 152 countries worldwide, American Spaces provide welcoming environments where visitors can connect and learn about the United States through books, magazines, websites, and programs. Hosted in embassies, schools, libraries, and other partner institutions worldwide, American Spaces are platforms for providing information and engagement through activities, such as;

 

  •     Educational advising for those who want to study in the U.S.,

 

  •     Workshops on a range of topics from career skills to English language learning,

 

  •     Classes and clubs introducing new technologies, 21st century digital skills, and academic resources,

 

  •     Films, discussions, and lectures on entrepreneurship, leadership, climate change, international affairs, and much more.

 

American Spaces in South Africa

U.S. Mission South Africa has nine American Spaces located throughout the country:

 

American Corner Cape Town

American Corner Mangaung, Bloemfontein

American Corner Pietermaritzburg

American Corner Port Elizabeth

American Corner Pretoria

American Corner Westonaria

Mae Jemison Science Corner, Mamelodi

Rosa Parks American Center, Soweto

U.S. Consulate Johannesburg Information Resource Center

Get in touch with americanspacesza.org to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

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